UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
UMKC Innovation Center

The Hatchery

The Hatchery is a coworking space located in Columbia, MO. Providing business owners, employees and remote workers with a professional atmosphere and supportive community to expand beyond the traditional office setting.


The Hatchery is currently closed until April 24th. Normal events are provided online.

At The Hatchery, you'll find a one-of-a-kind coworking space that allows you to focus in a calm, collected office environment – all while providing you with a network of like-minded people who can help you reach your next big goal. Think all of the good things about having coworkers, minus the watercooler gossip!

In addition to a variety of coworking options, The Hatchery hosts weekly and monthly events for the entrepreneur and small business community - the majority of which are all free to our members - including continuing education for your business, learning from local business leaders, and even happy hour! Non-members can attend any of the events hosted at The Hatchery for only $10!

Flexible, month-to-month memberships at The Hatchery allow you to have a designated workspace without the overhead of a traditional office space. We provide the wifi, coffee, cleaning, printing, desks, and office supplies - you provide our community! Through our space you’ll be connected with like-minded people and the resources you need to keep pushing forward.

Members can also look forward to exclusive discounts at local businesses including gyms, salons, coffee shops, and more! Learn more here.


Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking Space
  • Office Space
Primary ContactAmanda Quick
Address206 Corporate Lake Drive
Columbia, MO 65203
Phone(573) 442-8182